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InstantPot beet and chickpea hummus

A tasty and attractive twist on a classic dip! Ever since I made this amazing beet pesto I’ve been trying to think of new ways to use delicious, nutritious beets in my cooking. I love them raw, like in this … Continue reading

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Make-ahead potato and pancetta puffs

Fancy ‘tater tots’ the whole family will love! These little beauties were inspired two things: 1) my love of pierogis and 2) a big batch of leftover mashed potatoes. While their taste is evocative of pieriogi filling, they are a … Continue reading

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Add some crunch to your lunch

Shake up your soups and salads with great toppings! It’s early in the New Year and I’m hearing two messages loud and clear this week. Lots of folks have been asking for ideas to eat healthier meals after the joyful … Continue reading

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Crispy chili-lime roasted chickpeas

A crunchy snack and great garnish too! I’m a sucker for crunchy toppings of all kinds and crispy chickpeas are a particular favourite, adding a burst of delicious protein to my day. I love tucking them into lunch boxes for … Continue reading

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Apple cheddar biscuits

A fast, guilt-free way to enjoy the taste of pie for breakfast! I learned about the glorious delights of leftover pie for breakfast at a very young age. It was well worth waking up extra early so I could sneak … Continue reading

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Crispy mozzarella melts

Whip up a tasty snack in your waffle maker! When my kids were little, I enjoyed coming up with new recipes to entice them to join me in the kitchen. I wish I’d thought of these tasty treats way back … Continue reading

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Bacon Cheeseburger Dip

A super make-ahead snack for sports fans! When presented with this dish for taste testing a few days ago, my menfolk were rendered speechless, in a good way. Meaty, cheesy and full of flavour, it’s scrumptious and satisfying and really … Continue reading

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